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Ecumenism in the Era of World Christianity

Almost a century ago, William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, affirmed that the ecumenical movement was the great new fact of our era. [1] At the time, the ecumenical movement seemed to be one of the most vibrant events of the

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Why I Support #OWS as a Reformed Theologian

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By W. Travis McMaken   Occupy Wall Street and the movement it spawned (#OWS) proclaims that our social life together in the United States has been tragically undermined by the concentration of wealth and political influence in the hands of a few, thereby disenfranchising the many. The author undertakes to

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Why I Am Still a Christian

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By Gary Dorrien   (The following is an autobiographical reflection from social ethicist, Gary Dorrien, also appearing in “On Living Faith” series offered by Odyssey Networks, and previewed by Unbound on ecclesio.com. Looking back to the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. King, Gary Dorrien offers a few thoughts on what

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The Divine Economy & A Theology of Debt

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  September 22, 2011 by Rev. Dr. James A. Noel, San Francisco Theological Seminary/GTU   The following speech, now article, was presented at “Conference: Debits, Deficits and Doing the Right Thing” at Shiloh Church, 3295 School Street, Oakland, CA. View article in PDF (optimal for printing) “Render unto Caesar what

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The Dark Night of the American Economy

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Oct / Nov 2011 Issue: On economic crisis and injustice   Table of Contents Editors’ Corner “How Dark an Economic Night Does It Have To Be?” Chris Iosso “A Walk on the Economic Side, Looking for Power,” Patrick David Heery An Invocation from the Presbyterian Church (USA) “Living through Economic

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